Cheddar Jalapeno Shrimp

Cheddar Jalapeno Shrimp


"This is a real crowd pleaser! We never have any left! We cook these on the grill, but you can also dip them in tempura batter and deep fry them."


30 m servings 852 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 852 kcal
  • 43%
  • Fat:
  • 71.5 g
  • 110%
  • Carbs:
  • 12g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 39.4 g
  • 79%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 264 mg
  • 88%
  • Sodium:
  • 1554 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut the jalapeno peppers into thin strips. Place a strip or two of jalapeno pepper and cheddar cheese inside each shrimp.
  2. Sprinkle the stuffed shrimp with garlic powder and Old Bay Seasoning TM. Wrap each shrimp with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick. Thread shrimp onto skewers.
  3. Grill over medium high heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until firm.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 14 Ratings


This recipe was a lot more work than it originally seemed. The thick cut bacon burned before the cheese melted and the shrimp cooked throughly.

Had no bacon on hand so skipped that part along with the seasoning stuff. I used a smoked bacon cheddar cheese ball and cut thin slices to go with the thin slices of jalapeno. Along with some mu...

These are a bit time consuming, but they're well worth the effort! My friends just love these. I've made them along with grilled steak and chicken, which I'll have leftovers of. But, very rarely...

These shrimp are delicious !! We added cajun spices to the shrimp before wrapping just for a little extra heat. Also, heeding other reviewer's advice, I cooked the bacon 1/2 way before wrappin...

This reccipe is a little time consuming, but one of my friends gave it 67 stars. Everyone loved it. The only thing that I changed based upon previous reviews wass to use a thinner cut of bacon...

I precooked the bacon a little bit and put these on a sheet of aluminum foil on the grill on indirect heat. They were harder than I thought to put together and did take some time but once you go...

This was good, but next time I will not use thick bacon because the shrimp were over cooked. I will also try it with green chili peppers.

I would rate this as ...ok. I made this recipe along with two other " shrimp-on-a-stick" recipes for a dinner party. These guys lingered while the others did not. Just missing ...something?

Everyone wants these again and again! Thanks!